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Michael Strahan sells home in Brentwood for $21.5 million

Retired football player turned talk show host<p>Michael Strahanhas sold his Brentwood home in an off-market deal for $21.5 million, public records show.<p>The East Coast-inspired Traditional, designed by Winston Brock Chappell and built in 2013, sits on an acre lot with a 59-foot swimming pool, an …

Agriculture

Neil Young Boycotts Starbucks Over GMO Lawsuit

"I used to line up and get my latte everyday, but yesterday was my last one," rocker announces<p>Neil Young is seeking a new source for his daily latte. …

How Your Food Gets The 'Non-GMO' Label

Demand for products that don't contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, is exploding.<p>Now many food companies are seeking certification for products that don't have any genetically modified ingredients, and not just the brands popular in the health food aisle. Even Cheerios, that iconic …

Agriculture

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supplements1.JPG<p><b>What are Supplements?</b><p>Supplements are just that — supplements, not replacements. They cannot replace a healthy diet, but can help keep …

Back In 2000, The CIA Made These Predictions For 2015

Here were some of those predictions, according to a December 2000 story from The Telegraph.<p><b>"International affairs are increasingly determined by large and powerful organizations rather than governments."</b> Verdict: Probably true, though it is sometimes hard to distinguish between non-state actors and …

Natural Gas

Mortgage rates defied forecasts in 2014; what's ahead in 2015?

Housing economists were nearly unanimous a year ago: U.S. mortgage rates would rise in 2014 because the<p>Federal Reservewas unwinding a key economic stimulus that had helped keep long-term interest rates low.<p>But as the year passed, the Fed's pull-back was overshadowed by dormant inflation at home and …

New Study Doesn't Say 'Electric Cars Aren't Green' (Headlines To The Contrary)

Brace yourself, electric-car fans and advocates. It may be a bumpy ride for the next few days.<p>Yesterday afternoon, the Associated Press covered a new …

America’s Best Brunch Spots

At DC's Birch & Barley, the Boozy Brunch starts with chef-y doughnut holes. In New York, The Breslin is a perfect stop for over-the-top pancakes with …

Breakfast

U.S. Open women's final will offer chances for redemption

Serena Williamswill attempt to salvage a difficult year andCaroline Wozniackiwill attempt to jump-start a career here Sunday.<p>When they meet in the<p>U.S. Openfinal in 23,000-seat Ashe Stadium,Williamswill be the overwhelming favorite, as she almost always is in any match she plays. She remains No. 1 …

AFP Live Report: US Open women's final

She is 40-14 on the year, but 25-5 since the French Open, including a title in Istanbul in July.<p>20:34 GMT - Six-time lucky? - Williams is going for her sixth US Open singles title, an achievement that would put her on a par with legendary Chris Evert.<p>It would also be her 18th Grand Slam title - she …

Tennis

Serena Williams wins third consecutive US Open

Serena Williams took down Caroline Wozniacki in Sunday's US Open final, tying her with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, who each have 18 Grand …

Tennis

Serena Williams wins 3rd US Open in row, 18th Grand Slam

Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major title overall.<p>And like each of her matches at Flushing Meadows the past two weeks, the final wasn't close at all -- a 6-3, 6-3 victory over good …

US Open: Serena Williams joy at matching Navratilova and Evert

<b>Serena Williams said she had felt the pressure of chasing an 18th Grand Slam title until Sunday's US Open victory.</b><p>The American beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 to go fourth on the all-time list of major winners alongside Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.<p>Williams, 32, admitted it had been on her …

Tennis

US Open Tennis Day 14: Photo Gallery

Serena not yet thinking about 22 Grand Slam titles

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is building a new house, complete with a karaoke room and a purse room for her "bag problem."<p>She and big sister Venus are finally moving apart after more than three decades — though they'll still live down the street from each other in Florida. Serena joked Monday …

BMW 750iL vs. Jaguar XJ12, Mercedes-Benz S500 | Archived Comparison Test

From the August 1995 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>As the decimal point <i>ka-chunks</i> over to six figures on the window sticker—in this day of megadeals and gigabytes, $100,000 qualifies as one <i>biggabuck—</i>thegasp you hear is not from us. Nobody here cringes at the prospect of great cars. When three of the world's …

Automotive Industry

Carmelo Anthony to stay with Knicks on 5-year contract

The 'Melo Mania is over.<p>Carmelo Anthony will stay with the New York Knicks.<p>The free agent small forward who was considering the Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks decided Saturday to sign a five-year contract with the Knicks, a person with knowledge of …

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

Drive a Tesla from Tijuana to Vancouver

Tesla Motors has completed another big stretch of its planned cross-country network of free electric-car charging stations, the automaker said Wednesday, making it possible to drive an all-electric Model S sedan along the entire West Coast of the United States.<p>"Tesla West Coast Supercharger network …

From Corvette to custom-made 'Bat Car' - CNN Video

Bond payoff: Cash or a sports car

Spyker cars, the Dutch sports car company best known for its wild designs and its failed involvement with the Swedish automaker Saab, will allow investors to get its new car by buying bonds.<p>Investors can buy a £100,000 -- or $167,000 -- bond that's convertible into a Spyker B6 Venator. Each bond …